Find somewhere to grow, and grow somewhere we’re needed

Years from now, if anybody asks, I am certain I’ll be able to tell them exactly where I was and what I was doing when I found out Gord Downie had died.

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A Response to “The Nashville Statement”

On August 29th, The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released "The Nashville Statement" - a manifesto written by a coalition of conservative evangelical leaders. Living Presence Ministry does not agree with their statements.

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Life in Boxes

Seeking to simultaneously hold the excitement of a new journey is compatible with feeling sadness and grief over what was left behind.

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A Reflection on Canada 150 – Part 1: Don’t Drink the Water

How is it that we can live in an area — in a country — where one group of people is so highly prioritized over another?

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WITH YOU I WILL GO: THE GREAT COMMISSION

East Gwillimbury Helping

A commission has the same directive as a commandment, but also provides the person being commissioned with the tools and resources they need to succeed.

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AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

East Gwillimbury - John Cleese

Reflecting on The Road to Emmaus: Jesus chose to be with and among his people when they extended the offer of hospitality to a stranger.

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SONG: LONG BEFORE THE NIGHT by CAROLYN McDADE

Long Before the Night (This Ancient Love)

Carolyn McDade's beautiful poetry reminds us that we have been here before. We will be here again. And still, God's aching love rolls on.

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FOR WHEN I AM WEAK, THEN I AM STRONG

Polunsky Unit Brokenness

Whether we follow Jesus, practice another faith, or practice no faith, there is always something larger than ourselves from which we can draw.

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN 55000 NEW NEIGHBOURS MOVE IN DOWN THE STREET?

Love Your Neighbour in East Gwillimbury

Jesus is giving his people a means of reclaiming their power and agency. Something that is given cannot be taken. Loving those who hate you turns the shame back onto the aggressor.

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WE ARE REQUIRED TO STAND UP AND SPEAK OUT

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When people are hurt, it is important to come together. It is important to take care of each other. It is especially important to take care of the most vulnerable. It is also required that we stand up and speak out against hatred and injustice.

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